Packington Parish Council

Serving the people of Packington

Clerk: Alexandra Stretton
Woodbine Cottage, 11 Cottage
Lane, Desford, Leicestershire

Tel: 07936 359949

Author: Alexandra Stretton

Packington Litter Pick - Sunday 8th March 2020

Packington Litter Pick - Sunday 8th March 2020

Annual Litter Pick to take place on:


10am - 12noon


Bags and litter pickers provided.

See attached document for full details.

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:10 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Event, Packington, Volunteer, litter pick

Packington Christmas Craft Fair and Christmas Lights

There will be a Christmas Craft Fair at the Memorial Hall from 1pm on Sunday 1st December followed by the Christmas Lights switch on with carols at 6pm.

Posted: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 11:16 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Christmas, Craft Fair, Event, Lights

Community Speed Watch Results

Community Speed Watch Results

In September, the Leicestershire County Council Speed Watch team carried out an exercise in Packington on three of our roads.

The results of the exercise are attached. As a result of the survey, they say that average speeds through the village are not high enough to warrant further action, such as the speed cameras the parish council have asked for.

We have also been in touch with the local police who... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 22 Nov 2019 09:23 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Speed watch

Flooding Information and Helpline

Some areas are experiencing flooding due to the heavy rainfall.

North West Leicestershire District Council have a page dedicated to providing information about flooding and what to do if it happens in your area.

Follow this link:

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 13:03 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Flooding

Notice of Conclusion of Audit

The Local Audit and Accounting Act 2014 requires the Parish Council to publish this Notice of Conclusion of Audit and associated papers.

Please see attached documents.

For further information please contact the Clerk.

Posted: Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:47 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Accounts, Audit

Have Your Say - Leicestershire County Council are seeking your input

Have Your Say - Leicestershire County Council are seeking your input

The County Council are seeking your views:

Since 2010, the County Council has saved £200m but increasing demand for services, plus uncertainty over Government funding, means the council needs to save another £75m over the next four years.

Parish councils, partner organisations, as well as businesses, residents and staff, are urged to have their say by completing a short questionnaire.

The... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:58 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Consultation

HS2 - Public Consultation Opportunity - 29th June

HS2 - Public Consultation Opportunity - 29th June

HS2 Phase 2b - Public Design Refinement Consultation - 29th June 2019 at Ivanhoe College - 12pm to 5pm.

Posted: Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:41 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: News

Publication of Annual Audit Return

The Parish Council is required to undertake an internal audit each year, followed by the completion of the Annual Governance and Accountability Review, which is then submitted to an external auditor for review. As part of the process we are required to publish the unaudited Annual Governance and Accountability Return, which is included here.

Any person wishing to review the accounts can do so by contacting... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:15 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Audit; Accounts

Volunteers needed - Saturday 8th June - Recreation Ground

We are looking for help to carry out a few small odd jobs at the recreation ground.

We have another picnic seat to erect and another fun Bear waste bin to put on the recreation ground and there are other benches and seats which could do with a bit of TLC. We could also re-site the goals to let the present goal-mouths recover.

We are hoping that Dads, Mums, Grandads, Grandmas and older children could... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019 15:02 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Recreation Ground; Volunteer;

Police Report for Packington May 2019

Police Report for Packington May 2019.

Reported Crimes.

Posted: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:30 by Alexandra Stretton

Tags: Police Report